383 Commando Package question

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  1. 65&66Fury

    65&66Fury Member

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    Guys,

    My 65 Fury II wagon has the 383 Commando package. I am trying to find out who the manufacture was of the performance parts on the motor in the original factory package. Right now she has an Eldebrock 4 barrel carb, Eldebrock intake manifold, and a set of Hooker headers. Wondering if any of these pieces are original to the Commando package?:sSig_thankyou:
     
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  2. rapidtransitrick

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    if i'm correct 65 would have had an afb carb later came the avs which is what yhe edlebrock is
     
  3. 65&66Fury

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    So the Eldebrock parts could be factory?
     
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    myforty New Member

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    Sell me the commando sir.
     
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    thats doubtful
     
  6. 65&66Fury

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    So then I basically have a 383 Commando package car with after market pieces. I will say that for a 45 year old car the old wagon will put you in the seat!
     
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    they always did thats a mopar
     
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    Hahaha! Heck ya, I bet after I get her rebuilt she really will!
     
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    The Commando 383 had a cast iron intake with an AFB Carter. You have Hookers on it so you don't have to worry about the heat riser valve normally located on the passenger side.
     
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    well now two of us said it came with an afb
     
  11. 65&66Fury

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    I was just reading a Car Craft article about a hopped up 383. The added 750cfm carb, eldebrock intake manifold, headers, and a cam. They claimed 405 hp on the dyno,but I don't know about that. I have all the same stuff minus the cam.
     
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    how wore out is your engine? compression ratio? what edlebrock manifold do you have/ they use? what did they do to their heads? how are your heads? what ignition are they using? what is your ignition? who said your avs is a 750 cfm? is the 750 on theirs A HOLLEY? a vacuum secondary, a dual, feed dual pump, mechanical secondaries? the list goes on
     
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    WOW! I guess I didnt think of all that... I'm gonna have to do some digging on this motor to get some specs...
     
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    I like to throw a lot of info out there to make myself sound smart. Of course, I don't have any friends except in cyberland. If I get the chance I throw my arrogance out there for all to enjoy.
     
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    and then what?
     
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    Well I saw no arrogance there.....
     
  17. Fratzog

    Fratzog Old Man with a Hat

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    So what is your game plan for the car/383. Are you going to be a weekend warrior tearing up the track or stick to the street?
     
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    I think I want the car to be a weekend warrior/sleeper(but still a drivable cruiser)... nothing too crazy but enough to make people's jaws drop when I run it on the strip...
     
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    you should be able to achieve that
     
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    So now I need to research what I have to do to this motor to get me where I need to be...

    Here is what I have on it (that I know of) right now:

    Eldelbrock 750cfm carb
    Eldelbrock 383 Performer intake
    K&N air cleaner
    Hooker headers to daul exhaust
    (Not sure about the internals yet)